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Diablo 2: Resurrected remaster

Discussion in 'General RPG Discussion' started by Morgoth, May 9, 2020.

  1. luj1 You're all shills

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    In my opinion the key is animation. Everything must be fluid and crisp. Zeal from Diablo II still feels amazing after 20 years. Devs are spending too much time making skills look good and too little time making them *feel* good.

    Most of these games (Grim Dawn, Path of Exile, etc.) can't nail that down. You need a talented animator, good software and a production standard.
     
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  2. luj1 You're all shills

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    GGG's whole design pillar is quantity over quality. You can see it with items, skills, nodes. The whole game is an exercise in bloat.

    Adding a trillion items is a cheap tactic to replicate Diablo 2's formula. But there is so much more to it. Remember, Diablo was a huge influence in system design. Itemization, talent trees, the red and blue mana "blobs", etc.
     
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  3. J1M Arcane

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    Animation is important, but how movement and targeting are improved by a grid is more important.
     
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  4. Generic-Giant-Spider Arcane

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    And sound.

    If you hear Iron Maiden then stop Whirlwinding.
     
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  5. Daedalos Arcane The Real Fanboy

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    Animation, sound design, gameplay, has always been at the forefront of any good ARPG, not the spergy systems.

    This is why path of shitxile is garbage, and Diablo 2 is excellent. Even Diablo 3 takes a big shit on path of exile on the animation, gameplay and sound alone.

    If I'm gonna click my mouse 90 million times to kill monsters, I want it to lOOK, FEEL and SOUND good, the rest if just nice.
     
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  6. Grotesque ±¼ ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Patron

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    Divinity: Original Sin Divinity: Original Sin 2
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  7. Peachcurl Learned

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  8. Gregz Arcane

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    Thank God they can't take away D1 and D2 from us.
     
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  9. mkultra Liturgist

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    I will never ever support Blizzard with my money. I sincerely hope that people think twice before giving them a single dime, not just because of the above, there's just so much shit they've pulled over the years, absolute scum of the earth.
     
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  10. Harthwain Cipher

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    I am suprised people here still keep calling them Blizzard. It's Activision now.
     
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  11. mkultra Liturgist

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    It's Activision Blizzard. I specifically mean the Blizzard dudes, they're scum, and they were scum before they got bought up.
     
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  12. Gregz Arcane

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    Blizzard used to be a fantastic company.
     
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  13. Reinhardt Arcane

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    Wrong century, grandpa.
     
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  14. vibehunter Educated

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    Is there a legal way to get D2 classic without buying from Battlenet?
     
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  15. Lyric Suite Converting to Islam

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  16. ExposedBrainMatter Literate

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    We live in way more satanic times but somehow a game about the literal devil is way less satanic than it was 20 years ago. Makes ya think.
     
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  17. 1451 Seeker In My Safe Space

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    :d1p: There are literally no other worthy arpgs coming out and I will not replay the entire campaign of poe just to reach the end game.
     
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  18. Ismaul Citizen First Class #3333 Patron

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    Codex 2014 PC RPG Website of the Year, 2015 Codex 2016 - The Age of Grimoire Make the Codex Great Again! Grab the Codex by the pussy Insert Title Here RPG Wokedex Strap Yourselves In Divinity: Original Sin Project: Eternity Torment: Tides of Numenera Shadorwun: Hong Kong Divinity: Original Sin 2 BattleTech A Beautifully Desolate Campaign
    Yeah... getting to the end game is quite easy and quick in PoE if you know what you're doing. If not, you need the campaign as tutorial anyways.

    So I guess you suck dick, faggot. Back to your safe space!
     
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  19. Peachcurl Learned

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    If you don't want to replay the campaign, just don't play the current league?
     
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  20. Gregz Arcane

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    At this point I think it's everyone's ethical obligation to pirate it and keep the torrent seeded.
     
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  21. Lacrymas Arcane

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    Pathfinder: Kingmaker
    I've heard good things about the Last Epoch.
     
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  22. Gregz Arcane

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  23. Tacgnol Shitlord Patron

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  25. Brickfrog Novice

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    Thank god the WoW guy is out here doing the lord's work (making it easier to jack off to video games)
     
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